FX Grabs Premiere Rights For 'Captain America,' 'Friends With Benefits,' 'Horrible Bosses'

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Continuing the trend of buying 2011 summer blockbusters, FX has scored the network premiere rights for a trio of summer movies.

Headlined by Captain America: The First Avenger, which drew a little over $65 million in its opening weekend, the network also acquired the rights to comedies Friends With Benefits and Horrible Bosses.

Over the past few months, FX has landed the first-broadcast rights to summer blockbusters Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Bad Teacher,Green Lantern, The Hangover: Part 2, Kung Fu Panda 2, Super 8, X-Men: First Class,Thor, Rio, Just Go With It and TRON: Legacy.